The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(32.4% ride the bus) than 99.2% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 4.8% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the
W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood about it; they already know. 25.5%
of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7%
of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong
statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single
parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime,
neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births
and rates of infant mortality.
In addition, the W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 95.9% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
The W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood also has a greater percentage
of children living in poverty (66.4%) than found in
97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty
is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this
neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
The W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 34,860 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.6% of the nation's neighborhoods. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many
people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people
don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are
also very walkable. The W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood is among
the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.
In addition, 89.3% of the real estate in the W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 26.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St neighborhood has more
British and African ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 3.5% have African ancestry.
W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 76.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
What is interesting to note, is that the W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(48.8%) than are found in 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd / S Hoover St
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
41.1% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 96.6% of American neighborhoods.